Albert SUTTON

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SUTTON, Albert

Service Number: 28983
Enlisted: 7 June 1916
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 4th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Raymond Terrace, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Bulahdelah, Great Lakes, New South Wales
Schooling: Bullahdelah Public School
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 19 October 1917
Cemetery: Menin Road South Military Cemetery
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Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 28983, 4th Division Heavy and Medium Trench Mortar Batteries, AIF
17 Oct 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 28983, Medium Trench Mortar Batteries, Third Ypres
17 Oct 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 28983, Medium Trench Mortar Batteries, HMAT Borda, Sydney
19 Oct 1917: Involvement Driver, SN 28983, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

Son of Frederick George and Elizabeth Ann Sutton; husband of G. E. Sutton, of Bulahdelah, New South Wales.

Albert suffered severe shrapnel wounds to his legs, and died in a field hospital of his wounds. He had a wife and one child.